ABOUT PERUPeru is a country in South America, situated on the western side of that continent, facing the South Pacific Ocean and straddling part of the Andes mountain range that runs the length of South America. Peru is bordered by Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, and Chile to the south. Peru is a country that has a diversity and wealth not common in the world. The main attractions are their archaeological patrimony of pre-Columbian cultures and the center of Inca's Empire, their gastronomy, their colonial architecture (has imposing colonial constructions) and their natural resources (a paradise for the ecological tourism).
Festivals and Events
The Nazca lines
The Nazca lines are gigantic ground drawing that was created in the Peruvian desert by a tribe known as the Nazca. The Nazca tribe was in existence between 200 BCE and 600 CE. The actual reason for the making of these lines is still not clear. Researchers have said that they are related to astronomy and the various line and figures serve as a gigantic astrological map on which the Nazca’s predicted the future."
Inti Raymi Festival in Cusco
More than six centuries ago, the Inka Pachakuteq instituted the “Feast of the god Sun” the “Inti Raymi” . Cusco people are still representing it with the same fervor which their ancestors made it into the splendid time of the empire."